Fri, 06/25/2021 | College of EngineeringAlberto Aliseda named chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering
"His vision for the future of mechanical engineering will propel the department from its current high level to even greater heights in the years to come."
Fri, 06/18/2021 | Office of the PresidentOn Juneteenth, we honor the past and act for the future
"This Saturday, we will honor Juneteenth, a commemoration of the day when news of the Civil War’s end – and the cessation of chattel slavery in the United States – at last reached enslaved people in Texas."
Wed, 06/16/2021Boeing-Roundhill Professor Lilo Pozzo named interim chair of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering
"Lilo’s dedication to leadership and service, as well as her collaborations with MSE faculty to accelerate the pace of materials discovery, make her uniquely qualified for this role."
Tue, 06/15/2021 | UW NewsTurning a single photo into a video
Allen School researchers have created a deep learning method that can animate flowing material in a photo, such as waterfalls, smoke or clouds.
Mon, 06/14/2021Smartphone cameras illuminate bacteria causing acne, dental plaques
UW researchers have developed a method that uses smartphone-derived images to identify potentially harmful bacteria on skin and in oral cavities.
Mon, 06/14/2021 | UW NewsCause, scope determined for deadly winter debris flow in Uttarakhand, India
A self-organized coalition of 53 scientists from 14 countries, including CEE's David Shean and Shashank Bhushan, worked nonstop following the Feb. 7 disaster to investigate the cause, scope and impacts.
Wed, 06/02/2021 | UW NewsRegional survey reveals work, leisure habits during the pandemic
A new UW-led survey reveals changes to remote workers’ commuting and other habits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tue, 06/01/2021 | Allen School NewsMedical AI model “shortcuts” could lead to COVID-19 misdiagnosis
Allen School researchers discover medical AI models rely on “shortcuts” that could lead to misdiagnosis of COVID-19 and other diseases.
Thu, 05/27/2021 | HCDE UWStudents lead study of COVID-19 exposure notification app
HCDE students have worked with the Washington Department of Health to study WA Notify, a statewide COVID-19 exposure notifications tool.
Wed, 05/26/2021 | College of Engineering2021 Dean’s Medalists
Congrats to undergraduates Alejandro Diaz and Parker Ruth on receiving this year’s Dean’s Medals for academic excellence.
Mon, 05/24/2021Paris’s Law celebrates 60 years
First published in The Trend in Engineering, former UW Engineering professor Paul C. Paris’s ideas revolutionized airplane design and gave way to the field of fracture mechanics.
Mon, 05/24/2021Engineering equity
The ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change celebrates 20 years of supporting women faculty and developing leaders in STEM fields at the UW.
Thu, 05/13/2021 | Department of BioengineeringNancy Allbritton to receive 2021 Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award
The Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award is the Biomedical Engineering Society’s premier recognition.
Tue, 05/11/2021 | UW NewsGenetically engineered grass cleanses toxic soil
UW researchers genetically engineered a switchgrass to break down the chemical RDX — a toxic pollutant left by military explosives — using genes from a soil bacterium.
Mon, 05/10/2021 | UW Mechanical EngineeringWorlds of possibility
Four virtual worlds developed by ME research scientist Hunter Hoffman signal the future of VR for health.
Tue, 05/04/2021 | UW MedicineStudy yields new clue to strokes of undetermined source
Researchers shed light on why some people who have a stroke do not also have abnormal heart rhythms, even though their hearts contain similar scar tissue.
Mon, 05/03/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringA burning need
Civil and environmental engineering researchers work to understand and mitigate post-wildfire landslide hazards.
Thu, 04/29/2021 | UW NewsAnna Karlin elected to National Academy of Sciences
The Bill and Melinda Gates Chair in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering is one of five UW faculty elected this year.
Thu, 04/29/2021 | UW NewsUnequal exposure to air pollution
A new study models peoples’ exposure to air pollution — based on race/ethnicity and income level — and shows that exposure disparities among people of color and white people are driven by nearly all, rather than only a few, emission source types.
Tue, 04/27/2021 | UW NewsBridging the distance
When the UW returns to in-person learning this fall, instructors like Rania Hussein and Julian Yamaura will bring with them the creative methods developed while teaching remotely.
Wed, 04/21/2021 | UW NewsTracking the movements of stony corals
A new study led by UW researchers borrowed image-analysis methods from engineering to spot the minute movements of a stony coral.
Mon, 04/19/2021 | UW MagazineQuantum leap
In quantum computing, UW researchers see the building blocks of the next technological revolution.
Mon, 04/19/2021 | UW NewsArguing on the internet
A UW research team is studying how to make online arguments productive.
Mon, 04/19/2021 | GIXEngineering team places second in GIX innovation competition
For this year’s challenge, which focused on addressing agricultural challenges, the ECE student team developed MicroPlant, an automated plant moisture monitoring and control system.
Wed, 04/14/2021 | Allen School NewsUrban accessibility
Taskar Center researchers offer a roadmap for more robust modeling of pedestrian mobility on a city-wide scale.